In order to be able to set out the history of the British music of way ordinate, the museum has divided last the 60 years in seven iconic sections, in which the bands, the culture are exhibited and fashions of every period. It is begun with the era of the postwar period, from 1945 to 1962. Thanks to the seated American soldiers in Great Britain, the music of the great bands resurged, and the traditional jazz of New Orleans at night became the sound track of Saturdays in London. During this period, also it revived the folk-blues, that animated to many musical young people to form their own bands. Nevertheless, the musical change that defined this time probably more was the birth of the rock ' n' roll, that took place in the middle of years 50 thanks to figures like Bill Haley, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Little Richard.
This musical revolution not only contributed a new sound to all a generation, but it was closely ligature to the new social and economic freedom of the time. The period of years 1962-1966 was crucial in the history of the British music, which acquired international reputation thanks to groups like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, that became famous in the United States during the time well-known like British invasion. t Lady Stepper. It was the era of the mini skirts, pop art and the London movement swing. On the other hand, La Paz, the love and the experimentation with drugs defined the culture of years 1966-1970. The MGP British became jumbled more and more in the policy, the fashion and the art, and was born the culture from the festivales. The glamurosos and estrambticos artists of years 1970-1976 arose from the necessity to escape of the economic crisis that whipped the United Kingdom then. The artists shone enormous shoes of platform and a maquillaje that gave an androgynous aspect them, characterized by artists like David Bowie. To half-full and final of the 70, a harder style of music was adopted and insolent than, instead of to resist, it reflected the hard economic recession and the lifted rate of unemployment in the nation.
The punk showed the existing social divisions in the country and urged the Renaissance of ska, you lie that the movement Rock Against Racism ( the rock against racism ) gave popularity to reggae. On the other hand, the first years of the government of new Margaret Thatcher saw the sprouting of the romantic ones, as well as the music of dance electro and jazz funk. Years 1985-1993 were characterized by the appearance of a generation of yuppies. Young people could accede easily to average like the video, the CD and the television by satellite. The emission of the concert Live IDA in 1985 was one of the most outstanding events. On the other hand, heavy metal underwent a Renaissance and music house of import acquired a popularity without precedents in the north of the country. The last section, that includes from year 1993 to the present, relates the most recent history of British music and details the birth of the movement Cool Britannia. The MGP British, known like britpop, returned to characterize by the use of electrical guitars whereas, paradoxicalally, the groups abounded with young boys or boybands like Take That and Boyzone. The Spice Girls a phenomenon was everything cultural and they untied an obsession between its followers that had not been seen from the Beatles.